Memories of Huntingdon

In 1961 my parents and I were one of the first families to move to the Oxmoor Estate from London. I attended the new building of St Peter's School on St Peter's Hill. At that time Huntingdon was a small town compared to what it is now. My parents were Joe & Rose Heywood and we lived at 13 Elm Close, the very first block of houses to be built.

Mrs huntington lived in the house at the back of osmans where her husband and son worked, shn was my teacher at huntingdon county junior school early 1960s, I used to go to her house after school and walk her two poodles for some pocket money

I was born at 18 Primrose Lane in 1944. We then moved to Priory Road and then onto Brookside long before the ring road was built. I remember when The Grand cinema caught fire in the middle of the night and hearing the old air raid siren signalling the fire engines. The fun we had at the youth club (...Read full memory)

I loved Hinchingbrooke School growing up and the house just intrigued me. I remember my first year of sixth form in the house and my friends and I decided to look around the grounds where we came across the graves of Oliver Cromwell's dogs behind the Wendy House. This was an amazing find and the stories we were told about the (...Read full memory)

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